Watusi (album)

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Watusi
Studio album by The Wedding Present
Released 12 September 1994
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock
Length 41:40
Label Island
Producer Steve Fisk
The Wedding Present chronology
Hit Parade 2
(1993)Hit Parade 21993
Watusi
(1994)
Saturnalia
(1996)Saturnalia1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Watusi was the fourth studio album released by The Wedding Present.

It was released in 1994 in the U.K on Island Records.[1]

Watusi was re-issued by Edsel Records in 2014 and The Wedding Present played the album in its entirety during their autumn 2014 UK tour.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "So Long, Baby" – 2:28
  2. "Click Click" – 4:28
  3. "Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah" – 3:15
  4. "Let Him Have It" – 3:01
  5. "Gazebo" – 3:08
  6. "Shake It" – 3:03
  7. "Spangle" – 3:15
  8. "It's a Gas" – 3:31
  9. "Swimming Pools, Movie Stars" – 3:09
  10. "Big Rat" – 3:39
  11. "Catwoman" - 7:09
  12. "Hot Pants" - 2:03

All songs written by Belk/Dorrington/Gedge/Smith, except tracks 1 and 11 written by Belk/Dorrington/Gedge/Gregory/Smith and track 4 written by Dorrington/Gedge/Gregory/Smith.

Personnel[edit]

The Wedding Present
Additional musicians
  • Carrie Akre - Extra Vocals [tracks 5 & 8]
  • Heather Lewis - Extra Vocals [tracks 2 & 9]
  • Greg Powers - Trombone
  • Steve Fisk - Piano, Organ guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John Bush. "The Wedding Present: Watusi". Allmusic. Rovi. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.scopitones.co.uk/archives/6020
  • Watusi compact disc sleeves notes.